2007.01.29: January 29, 2007: Headlines: COS - Cameroon: Business: Politics: Public Relations: Lobbying: PR Newswire: Cameroon RPCV Timothy J. Yehl Joins MWW Group as Co-Managing Director and Senior Vice President of Firm's Washington, D.C. Office

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Cameroon RPCV Timothy J. Yehl Joins MWW Group as Co-Managing Director and Senior Vice President of Firm's Washington, D.C. Office

Cameroon RPCV Timothy J. Yehl Joins MWW Group as Co-Managing Director and Senior Vice President of Firm's Washington, D.C. Office

Before working for Senator Lautenberg, Yehl spent six years as Chief of Staff for Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and current Chair of the Subcommittee on Health. Additionally, he helped Pallone rise to Co-Chair of the Democratic Congressional Committee and Co-Chair of the House Democrats' Message Team. Previously, he served as staff assistant to Representative Bart Gordon (D-TN), Chair of the House Committee on Science and Technology and a member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, as well as two of its Subcommittees - Health, and Telecommunications and the Internet.

Cameroon RPCV Timothy J. Yehl Joins MWW Group as Co-Managing Director and Senior Vice President of Firm's Washington, D.C. Office

Timothy J. Yehl Joins MWW Group as Co-Managing Director and Senior Vice President of Firm's Washington, D.C. Office ; Chief of Staff to Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), Yehl Brings 14 Years of Capitol Hill Experience Including Positions as Chief of Staff to Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Staff Assistant to Congressman Bart Gordon (D-TN)

Jan 29, 2007 - PR Newswire

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- MWW Group (http://www.mww.com), one of the nation's top ten public relations firms, today announced that Timothy J. Yehl has joined the firm as co-managing director and senior vice president of its Washington, D.C. office. Yehl will work alongside William Morley to co-lead MWW Group's D.C. operations and will help oversee lobbying, public affairs and government relations initiatives for clients across the firm's national network of offices.

"Tim is a tremendous addition to the management team of our D.C. office and his experience serving in both the House and Senate will be an extraordinary asset to our federal government affairs practice," said Michael W. Kempner, president and CEO of MWW Group. "Additionally, he brings a wealth of campaign and issues management experience, which will prove a great resource to our national Public Affairs practice."

"Tim also has strong relationships and an insider's understanding of the unique economic, social and political environment of New Jersey and will play an important role in servicing clients on both the state and federal levels," added Kempner.

Prior to joining MWW Group, Yehl served as Chief of Staff for Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) where he directed all aspects of legislative strategy, constituent services and press and media relations. He was instrumental in developing the legislative, media and operational strategy for the Senator's Washington, D.C and New Jersey operations. Additionally, Yehl helped open three offices in Washington, D.C. and New Jersey, building a staff of 40 employees.

Through his career on the Hill, Yehl has extensive expertise developing legislative strategies in the Senate before the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, the Environment and Public Works Committee, the Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee and the Appropriations Committee. In both the House and Senate, he has led campaigns in such key areas as health care, telecommunications, environment and energy. By having senior positions in both chambers of Congress, Yehl is well acquainted with their respective procedures and what is required to achieve success in each house.

Before working for Senator Lautenberg, Yehl spent six years as Chief of Staff for Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and current Chair of the Subcommittee on Health. Additionally, he helped Pallone rise to Co-Chair of the Democratic Congressional Committee and Co-Chair of the House Democrats' Message Team. Previously, he served as staff assistant to Representative Bart Gordon (D-TN), Chair of the House Committee on Science and Technology and a member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, as well as two of its Subcommittees - Health, and Telecommunications and the Internet.

Yehl has also acted as the Executive Director of the Monmouth County Democrats (NJ), where he led a team that managed campaigns, press and field operations for candidates. Yehl also was a government affairs representative for the National Burglar and Fire Alarm Association where he organized grassroots mobilization of the association's 700 member companies in a successful effort to lobby Congress for changes in telecommunications legislation.

He currently serves as Advisory Board Chairman for the Washington, D.C. chapter of Rainbows Inc., an international, not-for-profit organization that fosters emotional healing among children grieving a loss from a life- altering crisis.

Yehl graduated from Marquette University with a bachelor's degree in political science. Prior to entering politics, he served as a volunteer in the United States Peace Corps. serving in Cameroon, West Africa. In 2005, he was named "Young Alumnus of the Year" by Marquette University.

About MWW Group

In 2006, MWW Group was named PR Agency of the Year by The Holmes Report and Mid-size PR Firm of the Year by PR News in recognition of the firm's growth, strategic account leadership and industry-leading employee retention. Additionally, for three out of the past four years, MWW Group has been honored with the #1 ranking in the Holmes Report/Kelly & Lugbauer agency client satisfaction survey. MWW Group achieved top rankings in the categories of account leadership, strength of account team, creativity, strategy and planning, and program execution.

MWW Group is one of the nation's top ten public relations agencies and is known for its results-driven approach to government relations and public affairs. In addition to providing full-service federal government relations through its office in Washington, D.C., the firm conducts national public affairs campaigns and provides government relations in each state through its CapitolEdge(TM) 50-State Legislative Network.

The agency also is nationally recognized for its work in consumer marketing, corporate communications, investor relations, technology and healthcare. Headquartered in East Rutherford, N.J., MWW Group has 11 full- service offices representing national and multinational companies, including Sun Microsystems; Samsung; McDonald's; Nikon; Bally Total Fitness; Sara Lee; Volkswagen of America, Inc.; Amazon.com; FreshDirect; Trans World Entertainment; Scottish Enterprise; Verizon; Oxford Health Plans; Roche; The Mills Corporation; Los Angeles Community College District; The Palm Restaurants and many Fortune 1000 clients in the consumer, professional services and industrial sectors.
MWW Group is part of the Interpublic Group of Companies (NYSE: IPG). For more information on MWW Group, visit http://www.mww.com.




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